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Project Pipelines HSE Lead Engineering Services

Project Pipelines HSE Lead Engineering Services (25/03/2024) Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

We are looking for Project Pipelines HSE Lead Engineering Services for one of our clients with the following details:

Duration: One year with a 12-month optional extension.

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE with Iraq missions

Start: Jul 2024

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Education: Engineer with minimum 15 years working experience of a high hazard industry, i.e. Construction, Oil & Gas, onshore plant and others including previous experience in HSE Supervisory role. Professional HSE qualification at Diploma / Degree level minimum (e.g. MSc occupational Health and Safety or NEBOSH diploma/Certificate).
  • Understanding of development, design, and construction activities mainly pipe and/or pipeline installation.
  • Good understanding of HSE policies and strategies, HSE Management Systems and Risks & Middle East country Legal Framework
  • Membership of an appropriate professional body.
  • Experience in incident investigation.
  • Familiarity with safety and environmental legislation.
  • Knowledge of group standards and/or previous experience with other major IOC’s in large oil and gas construction projects.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Experience in the implementation of behavioral safety systems and analyzing the data produced.
  • Understanding of oil and gas production equipment, processes and utility systems
  • Experience reviewing and commenting on Contractor design / construction phase HSE plans and related documents.
  • Good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative risk assessments techniques.
  • Good knowledge of HSE legislation and international standards, including IOGP standards, onshore plant standards, ISO and Company referential framework (Rules, Specifications, Guides).
  • Ability to proactively drive positive change.
  • Be a Role model to establish effective team working.
  • Autonomy and previous experience in working transversally.
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English. Spoken and written Arabic is a plus.

Job Responsibilities


  • Supports the Package Team by providing advice and guidance on all HSE matters.
  • Promotes the Project HSE policies and plans (including the Safety Culture program) at the Package level and on the worksites through:

-      Frequent talks and presentations,

-      Deployment of HSE tools on Company assets, i.e., Program “0 Fatality” (Safety Green Light, Life Saving Checks, Joint Safety Tour), Stop Card, Safety and Sustainability Moments, World Day for Safety commemoration.

-      Similar programs and tools to be deployed by the Contractors on their own worksites.


  • Assists the HSE Manager in defining the HSE Policy and Project HSE Management System in accordance with laws and regulations in force.
  • Review and comment on contractor HSE management system documentation, method statements, risk assessments, etc.
  • Develop the PIPELINES Package specific processes and procedures part of the Project HSE Management System.
  • Implements the Project HSE Management System on all the PIPELINES Package.
  • Ensures all Package Contractors and their Subcontractors implements their own HSE management System in line with Company requirements.

Risk Management

  • Reviews all Package specific procedures, method statements and related risk assessments

Issued by the different  Contractors.

  • Conducts and participates in regular meetings with the package team and Contractors’ representatives to discuss and agree on safety standards, discuss concerns, and assess potential hazards.
  • Participates in safety in design studies (HAZOP, HAZID, TRA, etc.) and Project reviews related to PIPELINES Package and monitors the implementation of agreed measures/actions.
  • Assists the HSE Spdt/Sup.    & Officer(s) and Company Site     Representatives                in the implementation of risk (including environmental) assessment methodologies - JRA, HIRA.
  • Ensures that risk assessments (including those prepared by Contractors) are reviewed, actions are followed up and closed, mitigations measures are implemented.

Health and Environment

  • Ensures that for all worksites of the PIPELINES Package, occupational health hazards are identified and makes sure that adequate medical services are defined and implemented, including for MEDEVAC and repatriation of personnel.
  • Ensures that adequate PPE and driving policies are implemented by Package Team and Contractors.
  • Implements Company plans and procedures for environmental, waste, and hazardous substances management. Ensures similar process is implemented by Contractors and Subcontractors.
  • Ensure that all staff (project and contractor) adhere to TEEPRH conduct policy.

Contractor and Suppliers

  • Performs HSE evaluation of the different Package tenders.
  • Monitor that the Contractors’ HSE Management Systems, performances and activities are in compliance with the requirements of the contracts.
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  • Reviews bridging documents when required and ensures they are validated by all parties.
  • Participates in meetings and workshops for the preparation of construction, transportation, installation, and commissioning activities conducted by Contractors to ensure compliance with Project and site HSE requirements.

Competency and Training

  • Sets up and leads HSE induction and orientation program for all Package team.
  • Implements Project HSE training plan for all Package team.
  • Ensures adequate training plan is implemented by Contractors, in line with Company HSE training requirements.

Emergency Preparedness

  • Sets up, tests, and continually updates the Package Emergency Response Plan.
  • Ensures that Contractors Emergency Response, Crisis Management and Contingency Plans are developed, implemented, continually updated, and regularly tested, in line with contracts requirements.

Incident Analysis

  • Ensure that the reporting and analysis of incidents is performed as required.
  • Takes part in / supervises incident, accident and high potential near-miss investigations and analysis.
  • Contributes to the affiliate reporting system, and/or sets up and operates a Project system for reporting and analyzing anomalies, incidents, and accidents.

Audits and Inspections

  • Leads regular site visits, inspections, and audits to monitor HSE performance.
  • Provides audit/inspection reports and ensures implementation of required corrective actions.

Performance Improvement

  • Organizes Package HSE Committee, participates to Project HSE Committee
  • Establishes and provides HSE KPI, actions follow-up and performance reports.
  • Ensures provision of the HSE plan and undertaking of HSE audits.

If interested, kindly apply!